The black arrow by robert louis stevenson epubbooks. The novel the black arrow by robert louis stevenson is an adventure, romance, and mystery all rolled up into historical fiction. Chapter i the house by the shore months had passed away since richard shelton made his escape from the hands of his guardian. The black arrow by stevenson, robert louis and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at. Betrayed by his treacherous and brutal guardian, sir daniel brackley, dick seeks the help of john amendall, leader of the mysterious fellowship of the black arrow and brackleys sworn enemy.
Set in england during the fifteenthcentury wars of the roses, this swashbuckling historical novel by the author of treasure island and kidnapped tells the story of young dick shelton. In the novel, richard shelton dick lives as sir daniel brackleys ward at tunstall moat house. Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by project gutenberg. The book was published in multiple languages including english, consists of 178 pages and is available in paperback format. Editions of the black arrow by robert louis stevenson. Chapter i at the sign of the sun in kettley sir daniel and his men lay in and about kettley that night, warmly quartered and well patrolled. Text 455k main site readingrooms uk mirror minho pacific zip 175k main. Read book 3 of the black arrow by robert louis stevenson. The black arrow is my favorite novel of all time, probably because i love medieval stories. Robert louis stevenson 1850 1894 was a scottish novelist, poet, essayist, and travel writer. The black arrow kindle edition by stevenson, robert.
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The black arrow a tale of the two roses by robert louis. A tale of the two roses is an 1888 novel by robert louis stevenson. The first edition of the novel was published in 1886, and was written by robert louis stevenson. Smith in the unsettled years of englands war of the roses, where a man stood on the issue of kingship could make his fortune. His most famous works are treasure island, kidnapped, and strange case of dr jekyll and mr hyde. These were a series of civil wars between the houses of lancaster and york who were fighting for the english throne. The story is set in england during the 15th century in the time of. The black arrow by stevenson, robert louis seller james cummins bookseller published 1888 condition original red cloth stamped in gilt and black, floral endpapers. A boys and girls paper of instructive and entertaining literature, vol. The party of lancaster, which was then in the very article of death, had once more raised its head. Robert louis balfour stevenson november, 1850december 3, 1894, was a scottish novelist, poet, and travel writer, and a leading representative of neoromanticism in english literature. Richard shelton is a young knight during the wars of the roses. Free audio book that you can download in mp3, ipod and itunes format for your portable audio player. Robert louis stevenson was a scottish novelist, poet, and travel writer, and a leading representative of neoromanticism in english literature.
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A tale of two roses by robert louis stevenson free ebook project gutenberg. A tale of two roses is set during the wars of the roses 14531487. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading the black arrow. The complete novels by robert louis stevenson overdrive. You can also read the full text online using our ereader. Dick is an orphan with a powerful guardian and has been raised amount the forests and fields of england to be a brave, stout hearted fellow, true to his word and bound by his pledges. Caught in the midst of englands war of the roses, young dick sheltons loyalties are torn between a guardian who betrays him and the leader of the secret fellowship of the black arrow.1204 582 498 991 704 1051 886 988 1334 552 784 975 349 687 1210 1343 1112 1310 1115 1214 1331 1332 1412 965 264 1302 687 623 1117 785